6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'HUNDRED DEER' JAR
LATE MING DYNASTY
Freely painted around the thickly potted sides in various shades of cobalt blue, with groups of deer frolicking in a landscape with trees and swirling clouds, the short neck and lipped rim with blossoming prunus sprays above a double band
18¾ in. (48.6 cm.) high
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A similar blue and white vase and cover in The Dresden Porcelain Collection is illustrated by Ernst Zimmermann Chinesisches Porzellan, Seine Geschichte, Kunst und Technik, Leipzig 1913, pl. 47.
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Please note that the date of this lot should read 19th century